|Pink and white flowers|
Cotoneaster roseus is native to portions of the Himalayas, Iran, northern and western Pakistan, northwest India and Kashmir. The Latin name roseus means rosy or pink, and refers to its flower petals. It was first described by the Irish botanist Michael Pakenham Edgeworth as Cotoneaster rosea in 1846.
- Cotoneaster roseus was first described and published (as C. rosea) in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 20:46. 1846 GRIN (January 12, 2010). "Cotoneaster roseus information from NPGS/GRIN". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved August 24, 2011.
[published as] "rosea"
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